Daniel Greig

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Daniel Greig
Personal information
Born (1991-03-13) 13 March 1991 (age 27)
Adelaide, South Australia
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
SportSpeed skating
Coached byDesley Hill

Daniel Greig (born 13 March 1991) is an Australian speed skater. He was selected for Australia as a speed skater during the 2014 Winter Olympics for the men's 500, 1000 and 1500 m events.[1] During the 2014 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships he won a bronze medal.

Greig is Australia's best speed skater, currently holding records in the 500m, 1000m and 1500m events.

Greig's formative years were spent as a world class inline skater. At age 17 he began taking the steps to make the Olympics and moved to the Netherlands to learn how to skate on ice. In 2013 Greig showed his rapid progression in the sport with a strong series of finishes before capping it off in 2014 with a bronze medal at the World Championships in Nagano and competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics.

He currently holds the Australian national record for the 500 and 1000 m.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Greig". Olympics.com.au. Retrieved 11 January 2014.